Celebrity news reports over the past four decades may have contributed to the changing makeup of the traditional family and helped destigmatise out-of-wedlock childbirths in the US, a new study has found. “Celebrities typically did not apologize for getting pregnant outside of marriage,” said Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk, an assistant professor from University at Buffalo.

"Doctor Strange": Very strange indeed

November 4, 2016 16:36 pm

If the new supernatural spectacle from the self contained world of Marvel Comics were to be described in one word, it would have to be 'strange'. If we stretch it -- as the film does its spindly wiry spiraling narrative that goes effortlessly onward with its dazzling display of alternate reality -- to another word then it would be 'strange and stirring'.

Oli-Prachanda deusi duet goes viral

November 3, 2016 23:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 3 : Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal/Prachanda says to former Prime Minister Oli –

No affinity for superheroes or familiarity with Marvel mythology is required to enjoy the visual spectacle that is "Doctor Strange." Being open to mysticism and the possibility of parallel dimensions might help, though.

MUMBAI, Nov 3: Actress Alia Bhatt, who is gearing up for the release of her upcoming slice-of-life film “Dear Zindagi”, says failure is something which keeps her going.

Actor Val Kilmer has denied news that he has throat cancer after his co-star Michael Douglas claimed he wasn’t doing well. Douglas claimed his friend Kilmer was on the losing end of a battle with throat cancer on Sunday.

An egg a day can reduce risk of stroke

November 3, 2016 15:29 pm

Consuming an egg -- nutrient-rich source of high quality protein -- per day may lead to a 12 per cent reduction in risk of stroke, a new research shows.

With earnings of $170 million, pop singer Taylor Swift was 2016’s highest-paid woman in music, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday.

Novel interactive app to improve sleep

November 3, 2016 09:36 am

Taking sleep monitoring one step further, researchers are developing an interactive app that uses sleep analytics to generate personalized recommendations to improve sleep of users.

LONDON, Nov 2: In Zayn, his autobiography that came out on November 1, the singer reveals that the pressures of fame often kept him from eating.